Negative Signs and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions


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Simplify: -2(-7q - 3r)

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1. Simplify: -5x(x - 3y)

2. Simplify: m2 - 6n - 2m2 + 3n

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will gauge your understanding of simplifying algebraic expressions with negative signs. Topics you will need to comprehend and apply in order to pass the quiz include making expressions simpler and properly using the distributive property while combining like terms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to apply your knowledge of:

  • Simplifying equations
  • The distributive property
  • Principles of negative signs

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of simplifying algebraic expressions with negative signs lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about simplifying algebraic equations in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve algebraic expressions practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding simplifying algebraic expressions with negative signs

Additional Learning

You should also read the lesson called Negative Signs and Simplifying Algebraic Expressions. The lesson covers the following:

  • Negative signs and their usage
  • Using like terms
  • Practicing distributive properties